As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
It’s shaping up to be a big year on the international criminal docket. In the Hague, former Liberian President Charles Taylor and other African warlords are facing their accusers. From Cambodia to Colombia, smaller tribunals are putting war criminals on the stand. We explore how effective these trials are, and what lessons the international legal community has learned from them.
- David M. Crane Former Chief Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone; Professor, Syracuse University College of Law
- Belinda Cooper Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute and adjunct professor at NYU's global affairs program.
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